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Zalatoris, a former Demon Deacon, walks off the 4th tee during The third round of the Masters in Augusta, Georgia on April 10.

Will Zalatoris: A story of true grit

Essex Thayer, Sports Editor April 15, 2021

In this year's Masters Tournament, Hideki Matsuyama pulled out the win and pulled on the green jacket. Still, many eyes at Wake Forest and beyond were trained on a wiry, blonde-haired golfer likened to...

Woods watches his shot at the PGA Championship at TPC Harding in 2020. He will likely be unable to compete in the 2021 edition of the tournament.

Tiger Woods injured in car accident

Nick Hayman, Contributing Writer March 8, 2021

On Tuesday, Feb 23, Tiger Woods was involved in a one-car accident in Los Angeles while on his way to a video shoot with Golf Digest at Rolling Hills Country Club. At 7:12 a.m. PST, Woods’ 2021 Genesis...

The Wake Forest Women’s Golf Team, headlined by Rachel Kuehn, takes home the Palmetto Intercollegiate team title on Feb. 22 by a margin of 28 strokes.

Women’s golf wins first tournament of the year

Bry Richards, Contributing Writer March 4, 2021

Due to COVID-19 and ACC regulations, the discontinued fall 2020 season proved to be no problem for the Wake Forest women’s golf team, who was on fire during the Palmetto Intercollegiate. Despite playing...

Luciano Tacchi looking off to his teammates’ courts during his singles match against the Davidson Wildcats on Feb. 28 at the Wake Forest Tennis Center.

Deacon Spotlight: Luciano Tacchi

Christina Denovio, Assistant Sports Editor March 4, 2021

Joining the Wake Forest men’s tennis team all the way from Bella Vista, Argentina, Luciano Tacchi is a freshman new to campus this semester. Born in Córdoba before moving to Bella Vista, Tacchi attended...

Brooks Koepka emerges to win the Waste Management Open

Brooks Koepka emerges to win the Waste Management Open

Connor McNeely, Opinion Editor February 12, 2021

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was an all-out battle to the very end, full of chances for comeback stories and drought-ending victories. Yet it was Brooks Koepka who came out on top, completing a masterful...

After his breathtaking performance at Augusta National last weekend, Dustin Johnson is presented with the iconic green jacket by last year's victor, Tiger Woods (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Recapping a historic Masters Tournament

Cate Pitterle, Assistant News Editor November 19, 2020

After sweeping away competitors with a third round 65, and finishing with a final round 68 for a historic weekly total of 20 strokes under par, Dustin Johnson secured his first ever Masters Tournament...

Golf fans may not be accustomed to golf at Augsuta National in November, but strange sights seem to be common-place in 2020 (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Gearing up for a one-of-a-kind Masters

Connor McNeely, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

After a long delay, the 2020 Masters are set for a Nov. 12 start date. This will be the first Masters in the fall, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Looking forward, the Masters will be put right back...

Demon Deacons look to tear up the links this fall

Demon Deacons look to tear up the links this fall

Samantha Wexler September 3, 2020

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: the Wake Forest golf teams will be a force to be reckoned with this year. And, with last year’s spring season cancelled due to COVID-madness, the Demon Deacons...

Deacon Spotlight: Emilia Migliaccio

Deacon Spotlight: Emilia Migliaccio

Will Zimmerman August 27, 2020

After a tremendous performance at the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in August, where she finished in fifth place among all players, Emilia Migliaccio is preparing for her final year of collegiate...

Senior Spotlight: Men's Golf

Senior Spotlight: Men’s Golf

Samantha Wexler March 29, 2020

The Demon Deacon men’s golf team was primed for a great year on the links. The No.8 men’s squad opened the season in Houston, Texas at the All-American Intercollegiate, hosted by the University of...

Senior Spotlight: Women's Golf

Senior Spotlight: Women’s Golf

Samantha Wexler March 29, 2020

After the graduation of NCAA star Jennifer Kupcho, the women’s golf team needed a senior to step up and lead the star-studded team. That role landed in the capable hands of Siyun, “Swing” Liu, the...

Kupcho Makes History In Augusta

Kupcho Makes History In Augusta

Samantha Wexler April 11, 2019

On Saturday, April 6, senior Jennifer Kupcho became the first champion of the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur. Just a few days prior, Kupcho hit the ceremonial first shot in the tournament...

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